Sunday, November 18, 2018

Tampa Bay Lightning

Lightning blows third-period lead, falls to Senators

Lightning blows third-period lead, falls to Senators

TAMPA — This time against the Senators, the Lightning didn't have to play catch-up for most of the game.This time, the Lightning actually held a lead. 4-2, to be exact.But this time, the Lightning was on the other end of a third-period comeback...
Published: 11/10/18
Diana C. Nearhos’ takeaways from the Lightning-Senators game

Diana C. Nearhos’ takeaways from the Lightning-Senators game

Mathieu Joseph popped the top and he just can't stop. The rookie forward, who went without a goal in his first 13 NHL games, has scored in three of his past four games. And Saturday was his first multipoint game, with two goals and an assist.Bruce Be...
Published: 11/10/18
Lightning journal: Different game preparation when teams meet twice in one week

Lightning journal: Different game preparation when teams meet twice in one week

TAMPA — The Lightning and the Senators had an easy time pulling video to review before Saturday's game at Amalie Arena; their previous meeting was only seven days prior.Lighting C J.T. Miller liked that the Lightning was able to see what worked...
Published: 11/10/18
Lightning pregame: What to know about the Ottawa Senators

Lightning pregame: What to know about the Ottawa Senators

For the second time in seven days, the Lightning are preparing to take on the Senators.On Sunday, Brayden Point scored with 27 seconds left in regulation to force overtime and Yanni Gourde scored 14 seconds into overtime for a 4-3 win.Since then, bot...
Published: 11/10/18
How Jon Cooper and the Lightning are bucking the NHL trend

How Jon Cooper and the Lightning are bucking the NHL trend

Lightning coach Jon Cooper is now the longest-tenured coach at five years. But it wasn't long ago that wasn't that long.
Published: 11/09/18
Cameron Gaunce reassigned to Syracuse, opening roster spot for potential Victor Hedman return

Cameron Gaunce reassigned to Syracuse, opening roster spot for potential Victor Hedman return

Victor Hedman could return to the Lightning lineup as soon as tomorrow against the Ottawa Senators.
Published: 11/09/18
Diana C. Nearhos’ takeaways from Thursday’s Lightning-Islanders game

Diana C. Nearhos’ takeaways from Thursday’s Lightning-Islanders game

It was nice to have Sonya Bryson back at Amalie Arena, singing the national anthem for Military Appreciation Night. The performance was made even more special as she was joined by fellow veteran Robert McClintock, a few days shy of his 100th birthday...
Published: 11/08/18
Tyler Johnson’s late goal gives the Lightning an imperfect win

Tyler Johnson’s late goal gives the Lightning an imperfect win

TAMPA — After five-plus seasons, Tyler Johnson knows what to expect from Nikita Kucherov, even if Kucherov was a late-game addition to his line. The two combined for the winning goal against the Islanders on Thursday with less than two minutes ...
Published: 11/08/18
How the Lightning beat the Islanders

How the Lightning beat the Islanders

TAMPA — Josh Bailey proved problematic for the Lightning on multiple occasions Thursday, but when it mattered most, he couldn't find a way to thwart the Lightning's momentum one last time.Tyler Johnson didn't leave enough time for Bailey, who s...
Published: 11/08/18
Lightning-Islanders: Maybe they don’t miss John Tavares so much after all

Lightning-Islanders: Maybe they don’t miss John Tavares so much after all

TAMPA — Many had written off the Islanders for this season, but the team that rolled into Tampa on Thursday night is instead one to be reckoned with.Yes, it's the Islanders team that gave up a league high in goals last season: 296.Yes, it's the...
Published: 11/08/18
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